Category Archives: Cars

Early Yukon Motoring – and other stuff…

With the weather not very conducive to Adventures lately, the vast majority of my time is being spent on house renovations. But History is always part of my life, and I’ve spent a bit of time going through my files … Continue reading

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Flying from Whitehorse to Calgary

On Wednesday, I made the 2 hour, 20 minute flight from Whitehorse to Calgary with Air North. The spur for the trip was to pick up a new car, but it was also a great chance to spend time with … Continue reading

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It’s Not Spring in Skagway Yet, Either

This is always a busy time of year, and this year is no exception. With Father Winter hanging around Whitehorse long after he’s worn out his welcome, though, I’ve been to Skagway twice in the past 10 days, searching in … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Cars, Communities, History, Nature, Photos, Railroads, Trains, Travel, Waterfalls, Winter, Yukon-Alaska Stuff | 6 Comments

A Day in Basel, Switzerland

Basel is a thrilling city – the history, the culture, the entire lifestyle, is wonderful. I really tried to keep the number of photos down for this post, but it just didn’t work for me – there’s so much I’d … Continue reading

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Fairbanks, and the Drive to Tok

Over the last couple of days we’ve traveled from Healy to Fairbanks and had a look around that city, then continued on back to Tok, where we stayed last night. We arrived at Golden Heart Park in Fairbanks just before … Continue reading

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Whitehorse to Carcross – History, Swans and Storms

Photography is a state of mind to some degree – the more I shoot one day (like yesterday), the more I shoot the next time, and I start to see things differently. I get back to really seeing what’s around … Continue reading

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Whitehorse to Kelowna and Calgary

I’m now on Day 5 of a trip to see family members in southern British Columbia and Alberta. I haven’t taken very many photos (185 so far, 70 of them in a single car museum ) but I’ll show you … Continue reading

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On the Fast Track in Miami

November 14: Cathy and I went our separate ways today – her to go shopping at Sawgrass, me to go very, very fast in a race car at Homestead-Miami Speedway. What a nice view to enjoy our morning coffee in … Continue reading

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Things that Work – Headlight Polishing

I’ve been back on land for 8 days now, and am, of course, up to my neck in projects of all kinds. One of my pet peeves is paying good money for what turns out to be junk – just … Continue reading

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Race Cars & Dream Cars

Today was a funny day, a sign of something no doubt, but I’m not going to try to figure out what, just in case the answer depresses me At the edge of the Mary Lake subdivision where we live is … Continue reading

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